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Year
2006
Runtime
109 min.
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Genres
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
308,305
Checks
61,676
Favs
6,036
Dislikes
481
Favs/checks
9.8% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
13:1
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  1. hyperform's avatar

    hyperform

    I think this movie portraits one of the most realistic futures that ever made in history of cinema industry. No flying cars, laser guns, advanced ai, gigantic spacecrafts but the awful tomorrow that we might leave to our children as a legacy. 9 years 6 months ago
  2. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    A science fiction fable/thriller set in the 2020s when a child has not been born in almost two decades. Clive Owen stars as a reluctant hero who must protect humanity's last hope at surviving, but it's not really about him. It's about the world Cuaron has created, and be extension, about ours. Children of Men is the ultimate victory of the global economy over humanity, with a fascist Britain savagely protecting its borders from refugees from the rest of the world's collapse. The gritty, washed-out documentarian camera, keeping all the effects in the background, creates an entirely believable - and terrifying - future. The film has perhaps the highest count of incidental animal appearances in all of cinema, a nice touch that reminds us of who will inherit this childless Earth. 6 years 11 months ago
  3. sammysin's avatar

    sammysin

    So incredibly beautiful. 10 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #10 in A.V. Club's The Best Movies of the 2000s
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  2. This movie ranks #13 in BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films
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  3. This movie ranks #38 in Reddit Top 250
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  4. This movie ranks #59 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  5. This movie ranks #66 in Total Sci-Fi's The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #380 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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